Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Jumping bristletails

Archaeognatha

Description:

Family of wingless insects. Related to the Silverfish. They can use their tails and arching their backs to leap. Two long antenne in front, segmented body and three prong tail. During molting they attach



1 species ID suggestions

rbumrbum
rbumrbum 3 years ago
Jumping Bristletail
Pedetontus californicus

1 Comment

rbumrbum
rbumrbum 3 years ago

Thank you! I had a picture of one and could not ID it until now!

Portola Valley, California, USA

Lat: 37.36, Long: -122.21

Spotted on Jul 5, 2013
Submitted on Jul 9, 2013

Related spottings

Unknown spotting jumping bristletail Jumping Bristletail Archaeognatha species

Nearby spottings

Unknown spotting Pacific Spiketail Unknown spotting Unknown spotting